Berberis darwinii
DARWIN'S BARBERRY
Berberidaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 7-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
3m
Plant habit
 
3m

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Origins: South America

Other Botanical Names: Berberis costulata, B. knightii, Mahonia knightii

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Berberis darwinii
DARWIN'S BARBERRY
Berberidaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 7-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
3m
Plant habit
 
3m

FEATURES

Flowers: gold

Flowering Time: mid spring to late spring

Leaves: dark green

Ornamental Fruit: blue berry

Bark & Stems: spines & spiny leaves

Edibility: edible fruit


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, oriental, formal & cottage designs

Uses: informal screen, formal hedge, barrier, border

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: easy

Animals: fruit, habitat, deer resistant



HAZARDS

Weed Potential: cool areas






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